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Native American (Inuit)
Nuna Parr (Canadian, born in 1949)
Object Place: Cape Dorset, Canada
Overall: 24.1 x 52.1 x 15.2 cm (9 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Serpentine stone, walrus tusk
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
The figure of a walrus reclining on its back is fashioned of dark green serpentine stone with black and orange veins; it has two removable ivory tusks fitted into sockets.
"NUNA PARR" scratched on underside of bottom
Acquired September 10, 1993, from Galerie Le Chariot, Montreal, Canada, by the donor.
Gift of Jan and Lawrence Dorman